Otaku no Video (OAV)

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©2001 by Gainax • Toshiba EMI.


Alternative title:
More Otaku No Video 1985
Otaku No Video 1982
おたくのビデオ (Japanese)
Genres: comedy, drama
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: A normal man who slowly slips in to the life of being an otaku and never returns.
User Ratings: 639 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 45 votes (sub:40, dub:3, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
)
 Excellent: 121 votes (sub:100, dub:11, raw:2, ?:1, others:7
5 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
)
 Very good: 163 votes (sub:143, dub:6, ?:2, raw:2, others:10
4 Spanish subtitled
3 Italian subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Good: 158 votes (sub:134, dub:10, ?:2, raw:1, others:11
5 Russian subtitled
3 Spanish subtitled
2 French subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
)
 Decent: 83 votes (sub:73, dub:7, ?:1, others:2
1 French subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 So-so: 37 votes (sub:35, dub:2)
 Not really good: 11 votes (sub:11)
 Weak: 11 votes (sub:10, dub:1)
 Bad: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Awful: 5 votes (sub:4, dub:1)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (sub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 1158 users, rank: #1038 (of 8477)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.386 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.6856, rank: #1984 (of 8577)
Weighted mean: 7.362 (Good+), rank: #1886 (of 8577) (seen all: 7.42 / seen some: 6.22 / won't finish: 4.37)
Bayesian estimate: 7.365 (Good+), rank: #1647 (of 6494)
Running time: 50 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 2
Episode titles: We have 2
Vintage: 1991
Release dates: We have 2
Opening Theme:
"Tatakae! Otaking" (戦え!おたキング) by Kōji Tsujitani
"Tatakae! Otaking" by Tsujiya Kooji 
Ending Theme:
"Otaku no Mayoimichi" (おたくの迷い道) by Toshiharu Sakurai and Kikuko Inoue
"Otaku no Miyoimichi" by Toshiharu Sakurai and Kikuko Inoue 
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 2
DVD Easter Eggs: We have 2
Review:
Otaku no Video (Jan 20, 2002)
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Blu-Ray (Region A)
    Otaku no Video - Otaking Edition [Kickstarter Exclusive] (Sub.Blu-Ray) 2016-06-16
    Otaku no Video - Otaking Premium Edition [Kickstarter Exclusive] (Sub.Blu-Ray) 2016-06-16
DVD (Region 1)
    Otaku no Video (Sub.DVD) 2002-03-29 (from $9.99)
VHS
    Otaku no Video (Sub.VHS) 2000-03-28

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Takeshi Mori
Screenplay:
Hiroyuki Yamaga (uncredited)
Toshio Okada
Storyboard: Shinji Higuchi
Unit Director: Yoshimi Kanda (live-action footage)
Music: Kōhei Tanaka
Character Design: Kenichi Sonoda
Art Director: Hitoshi Nagao
Animation Director:
Hidenori Matsubara (ep 2)
Takeshi Honda (ep 1)
Sound Director: Fusanobu Fujiyama
Director of Photography: Sadafumi Sano
Apparatus: Takeshi Sawamura (live-action footage)
Assistant Title Timer: Ai Kurokawa
Assistant Unit Director: Makoto Tada (live-action footage)
Audio Coordination: Toru Nakano
Audio Supervisor: Junichi Sasaki
Background Art:
Chiyoko Ito (eps 1-2)
Maho Takahashi (eps 1-2)
Mayumi Nagao (eps 1-2)
Yukiko Maeda (eps 1-2)
Camera: Shinji Higuchi (live-action footage)
Co-Producer: Yoshimi Kanda ((1& 2))
Color Establishment: Maki Nakazawa
Commentary:
Hiroki Sato (Blu-ray)
Hiroyuki Yamaga (Blu-ray)
Kikuko Inoue (Blu-ray)
Shouji Murahama (Blu-ray)
Toru Sano (Blu-ray)
Cultural & Literary Consultant: Yūji Watanabe
Negative Editing: Kazuaki Nakata
Ornament: Hideaki Anno (live-action footage)
Photography:
Eiichi Okita (eps 1-2)
Takao Satoh (eps 1-2)
Teruo Sato (eps 1-2)
Yoshiaki Ōkuma (eps 1-2)
Planning: Toshio Okada
Recording Supervisor: Toshiaki Hoshino
Sound Effects: Junichi Sasaki
Special Effects: Rumiko Nagai
Technical Director: Shoichi Masuo
Theme Song Lyrics: Yoshimi Kanda
Theme Song Performance:
Kikuko Inoue (ED)
Kouji Tsujitani (OP)
Toshiharu Sakurai (ED)
Tinting Establishment: Tomohisa Iizuka
Kouji Tsujitani as
Ken Kubo
Kubo 
Toshiharu Sakurai as
Sueo Tanaka
Tanaka 

Kikuko Inoue as Yoshiko Ueno
Yūko Kobayashi as Misuzu Fukuhara
Yuri Amano as Yuri Sato

Akio Ohtsuka as
Banker Kanda
Narrator
Craig York as Shon Hernandez (live-action footage)
Hidehiko Kuroda as Hidehiko Kamisaka
Hideyuki Umezu as
Shao Bai Lung
Yoshida
Hiroki Sato as Hiroshi Sato (live-action footage)
Jun Tamatani as Junichi Tamatani (live-action footage)
Kazuya Shioiri as Harold Shioda (live-action footage)
Kikuko Inoue as
Misty May
Ueno Yoshiko 
Kiyoyuki Yanada as Murata
Masami Kikuchi as Miyoshi
Nobuo Tobita as Yamaguchi
Osamu Akahagi as Osamu Akabori (live-action footage)
Rena Kurihara as Nakamaru Yooko
Shouji Murahama as Shō Murayama (live-action footage)
Shuichi Miyagawa as Kenji Mamiya (live-action footage)
Takako Kikuchi as Girl
Takayuki Masuda as A (升田貴之; live-action footage)
Toshiyuki Morikawa as Iiyama
Wataru Takagi as Kitajima
Yudai Ikuta as Himself (live-action footage)
Japanese companies
Animation Production: GAINAX
Backgrounds: Studio Tulip
Development: Tokyo Laboratory
Distributor: Toshiba Eizo Soft
Finish Animation:
Studio CATS
Studio Marine
Key Animation:
Anime R
Studio Fantasia
Negative Editing: Inoue Edit Room
Photography: Studio Coral Reef
Production: GAINAX
Production Cooperation: Studio Fantasia
Recording Studio: Central Recording
Sound Effects: Anime Sound Production
Title Design: Maki Production
English staff
English cast
Director: Michael House
Translation:
Dañiel L. Garcia (Blu-ray)
David Rowe-Caplan (Blu-ray)
Natsumi Ueki (Blu-ray)
Shin Kurokawa
Toshifumi Yoshida (Otaku No Video 1985)
Trish Ledoux (Otaku No Video 1985)
Executive producer:
Janice Hindle (Blu-ray)
Natsumi Ueki (Blu-ray)
Robert J. Woodhead
"Shon" Decipherment: Logan Rebholz (Blu-ray)
Blu-Ray Authoring: Casey Mershon
Blu-Ray Menu Design: Matt Baumgardner
Blu-ray Quality Assurance: Shawn Roetzer
Comic Cleanup/Lettering:
Dañiel L. Garcia (Blu-ray)
Logan Rebholz (Blu-ray)
Sasha McGlynn (Blu-ray)
Commentary:
Gilles Poitras (Blu-ray)
Robert J. Woodhead (Blu-ray)
Commentary Transcription: Sasha McGlynn (Blu-ray)
Cultural & Literary Consultant: Masae Watanabe
Editing: Roe R. Adams III
Graphic Design:
Matt Baumgardner (Blu-ray Menus)
Olavi Hokkanen (Blu-ray)
Sasha McGlynn (Blu-ray)
Graphics Cleanup:
Dañiel L. Garcia (Blu-ray)
Dawn Huestis (Blu-ray)
Kristian Zdunek (Blu-ray)
Logan Rebholz (Blu-ray)
Marc Levy (Blu-ray)
Olavi Hokkanen (Blu-ray)
Sasha McGlynn (Blu-ray)
Théo Nöel Severin (Blu-ray)
HD Art Reconstruction:
Olavi Hokkanen (Blu-ray)
Sasha McGlynn (Blu-ray)
Théo Nöel Severin (Blu-ray)
Liner Notes Preparer:
Michael House
Shin Kurokawa
Pedantic Grammarian: Sasha McGlynn (Blu-ray)
Production Assistant:
Nancy Powell
Paul Laughter
Production Coordination: Natsumi Ueki
Proofreading:
Casey Huff (Blu-ray)
Dañiel L. Garcia (Blu-ray)
Isaac Fischer (Blu-ray)
Logan Rebholz (Blu-ray)
Mike Ferreira (Blu-ray)
Olavi Hokkanen (Blu-ray)
Sasha McGlynn (Blu-ray)
Research:
Kara Dennison (Blu-ray)
Lawrence Eng (Blu-ray)
Logan Rebholz (Blu-ray)
Olavi Hokkanen (Blu-ray)
Sasha McGlynn (Blu-ray)
SDH Cues: Olavi Hokkanen (Blu-ray)
Video Editing:
Dustin Kopplin (Blu-ray)
Olavi Hokkanen (Blu-ray)
Wiki Production:
Logan Rebholz (Blu-ray)
Mike Ferreira (Blu-ray)
Olavi Hokkanen (Blu-ray)
Sasha McGlynn (Blu-ray)
(none)
English companies
Internet Streaming:
Midnight Pulp
RetroCrush
Licensed by: AnimEigo
French staff
French companies
(none)
DVD Distribution: Dybex
French cast
(none)
Italian staff
Italian companies
(none)
Distributor: Dynit
Italian cast
(none)
German staff
German companies
(none)
Distributor: ACOG
German cast
(none)
Dutch staff
Dutch cast
Executive producer: Carlo Levy

Prepress: Laurent Bourdain
Press Officer: Philippe Christin
Production Assistant: Manu Roy
(none)
Dutch companies
Distributor: Dybex

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